Missoula Rural Fire District

The Missoula Rural Fire District (MRFD) is the taxable entity that provides fire and EMS service to portions of Missoula County, Montana. We are located in the west-central corner of the state and are 120 miles southeast of Glacier National Park.  We are a rural area with pockets of development.  Our combination career/volunteer force protects 38,500 permanent residents and an additional 25,500 transient, tourist, and college student population within 98 square miles.

Currently Operating Five Fire Stations

We currently have 48 career firefighter/EMT’s and 29 volunteer firefighters who operate from five fire stations and provide fire and EMS Services. We average 2,200 responses a year and have mutual aid agreements with all of our surrounding communities.  Our mutual aid agreements cover an additional population of 72,925 residents.




Information Technology Technician

The application window to apply for this IT position with the Missoula Rural Fire District is now closed.

All applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications, with the best-qualified candidates moving forward in the process.  Thank you!


Missoula Rural Fire District

We have three (3) Career Entry-Level Firefighter openings!

The minimum eligibility requirements to apply as a career firefighter with the Missoula Rural Fire District is to successfully complete the current CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) and have a current EMT license for the State of Montana.


MRFD is Accepting Applications for Resident Firefighters

Being a Resident Firefighter is a great opportunity to gain experience for those who would like to pursue a future career in the fire service.